Town of Belmont
Belmont Housing Authority
The Belmont Housing Authority manages programs which provide
housing assistance for low-income families, veterans, and the
elderly. It presently manages a total of 256 units of conventional
housing which include 100 units of veteran's and family housing,
154 units of elderly and handicapped/disabled housing and 2 units
of housing for the developmentally disabled. The Authority also
administers 2 Massachusetts Rental Vouchers, 3 Alternative Housing
Vouchers, 20 Existing Section 8 Rental Assistance Certificates and
25 Section 8 Housing Voucher Certificates. Applications for
state-aided conventional housing can be obtained between 8:00 A.M.
and 4:00 P.M., Monday through Thursday; and between 9:00 A.M. and
Noon, Fridays at the main office located at 59 Pearson Road,
Belmont, Massachusetts or by calling 484-2160.
The Housing Authority has 5 members, 4 of which are elected for
overlapping 5 year terms while the fifth is appointed by the
state. The full-time, salaried executive director supervises and
coordinates the programs.